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Near Mayslick in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Charles Young Birthplace

1864 - 1922 →

 
 
Charles Young Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Charles Young Birthplace Marker
Inscription. Third Negro to graduate from West Point Military Academy. Colonel, United States Army. Distinguished for his service in Haiti and Liberia as a military organizer, map maker and road builder.
 
Erected by the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 124.)
 
Location. 38° 29.952′ N, 83° 48.127′ W. Marker is near Mayslick, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Helena Road (Kentucky Route 324) 1.1 miles west of Kentucky Route 170, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6319 Helena Road, Mayslick KY 41055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 2 miles away); Michael Cassidy (1755-1829) (approx. 5.7 miles away); Iwo Jima Hero (approx. 5.9 miles away); Private Ambers Sapp (approx. 5.9 miles away); Stockton's Station (approx. 6 miles away); Fleming County (approx. 6 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayslick.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
Charles Young image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, ca. 1919
2. Charles Young

1. Wikipedia article on Charles Young. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Colonel Charles Young - Buffalo Soldier. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationMilitary
 
Charles Young Birthplace in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Charles Young Birthplace in background.
View west on Helena Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. View west on Helena Road.
View of marker and home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
5. View of marker and home.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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